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metal supports for logs in a fireplace

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Phebe was there, polishing up the antique andirons so busily that she started when a voice cried out: "Smell that, taste this, and look at me
Third andirons were the continuing intertribal strife that fueled by the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) to sow sedition among the ethnicities in order to reach at the disintegration and tearing of the social fabric that is formed through the ages for the region's population to live in peace and security.
As with so much of her art, these figures are incorporated into household objects; in this case into andirons, designed to be exhibited in a real fireplace, which serves as a kind of proscenium for the porcelain cinders and logs, one of which depicts an adaptation of Three Hebrews in the Fiery Furnace from the catacombs of Priscilla.
More fireplace "furniture" followed as mould-making progressed: firedogs, or andirons, were intended to support logs in a fire so that they burned more readily.
I keep trying to imagine what my counterweight could look like, but about the only thing that comes to mind is a small, moon-flooded room with a pile of keys in the middle of the floor and some boot prints that pass through the embrace of a pair of andirons into the ashdrifts of a hearth.
Put crumpled newspapers under the andirons or grate.
Kneff had been struck on the back of his head with a sharp object--as yet undiscovered but thought to be one of a pair of vaguely Giacometti-esque andirons, one of which was missing--and left in the hot sun to die.
The list also included a poor widow, Elizabeth Hunt, whose soldier husband had perished in the civil war and who received a pair of andirons and six pictures including a circumcision scene, a head of St.
The coating line features a broad spectrum of colors beyond traditional black so a user can match stoves, stovepipes, fireplace andirons, and hearth accessories to a home's decor.
Thurmalox Stove Paints can be used on a variety of items that become hot while in use including stoves and stovepipes, fireplace andirons, screens and grates, barbeques, gas grills and hibachis.
Cherubs also decorate the fireplace andirons and china cabinet and peek down from a perch in the corner of the guest room.
The metalcasting shop's master, journeyman and apprentice caster supply bronze andirons, pewter spoons, bronze candelabra and brass candlesticks for the Prentis Store, where visitors can purchase the authentically produced items.
You want to make it look as old and authentic as you can, and if you can't, I suggest trying to find at least the wood holder and the tools, and the screen and the andirons at salvage yards,'' she says.
Lucius, who was very bald, was sitting in profile, his left side facing us, in front of the end of a marble table, upon which a sort of hearth faced us comprising two andirons, without projections, screwed parallel, without any part exceeding its bounds, on the edge of a plate of square sheet metal lined with live coals.
Accessorise with a Swansnest grate for fire dogs, pounds 188 and Bath Andirons, pounds 646.